Godhead of Hindu trinity deities and the most popular incarnation of Lord Vishnu- Lord Krishna or Murlimanohar is the leader, hero, protector, teacher, and a friend of all. He is the ruler, not only of religion and philosophy, but also mysticism, literature, and all aspects of Indian folklore. Here he stands on a flourishing carved multilayered leveled-up inverted lotus in his run-of-the-mill cross-legged posture and plays the signatory melodious flute. Krishna and cow hold an ancient devotional relationship, as Krishna was a cowherd or a Gopala since childhood, which means the protector of the cows. The sacred cow seen in this sculpture behind Krishna is his loving ‘Surabhi’, whom he created from the left side of his body.
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